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Exhibit Interpreter - Seasonal

Indianapolis Zoo
High School

Indianapolis Zoo has internship jobs with flexible hours. To be considered for this job, it is necessary to fulfill the requirement of having passed High School. The job opportunity named Exhibit Interpreter - Seasonal was advertised on May 14, 2024, and it will be inaccessible after June 11, 2024. While this position is currently based in Indianapolis, the company may be open to considering candidates from other locations if they are the right fit. The employer's lack of disclosure of salary means that you can negotiate based on the company's commitment to employee volunteerism and community service. The job location for this vacancy is Indianapolis , IN , Indianapolis , IN.

Indianapolis Zoo

Exhibit Interpreter - Seasonal

From presenting animal chats and feeding demonstrations, to facilitating Dolphin Meet and Greet programs, and helping guests to learn more about all there is to experience at the Zoo, it takes an energetic, passionate individual to be a Zoo Seasonal Exhibit Interpreter!

Ideal candidates are committed to advancing the Zoo's mission to protect nature and inspire people to care for our world. Displaying a professional, positive, respectful, cooperative, and enthusiastic attitude to all guests, volunteers, and coworkers is vital to this position. The ability to communicate ideas in an engaging verbal manner is required for the position. Prior experience working with the public, especially children in a formal or informal educational institution is highly desirable. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A bachelor's degree in education or a related field is preferred.

This position will work from April 15th to October 15th, averaging 30 hours per week, with a minimum of 13-20 hours weekly. The pay rate for this exciting position is $13.00/ hr. Flexibility on availability is required due to programming and attendance throughout the year. Holidays and weekends are required.


Position Requirements and Experience:

  • Ability to work outdoors and indoors under all environmental conditions and temperatures.
  • Effective communication skills to respond to difficult controversial questions appropriately.
  • Electronic media/ technology, computer and word processing abilities preferred.
  • Possesses excellent public speaking skills.
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to assess situations, use good procedure/ judgment and follow through.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills are required.
  • Working knowledge of interpretive techniques.

To apply:

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  • Interested candidates must complete an online Zoo application.
  • To be considered, applicants must include a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.

Employment at the Indianapolis Zoo is contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment testing including a background check, motor vehicle check (if applicable) and a drug test.


$13 per hour

How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit an application to the Indianapolis Zoo's website at:

Indianapolis Zoo
1200 W Washington St, P.O. Box 22309
Indianapolis, IN 46222

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